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Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> eliot: bad news for news corp. robbery charges last land dangerously close to rupert murdoch. that's ahead on "viewpoint." enbrel can help relieve pain, stiffness, and stop joint damage. because enbrel, etanercept suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal events including infections tuberculosis lymphoma, other cancers, and nervous system and blood disorders have occurred. before starting enbrel your doctor should test you for tuberculosis and discuss whether you've been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. don't start enbrel if you have an infection like the flu. tell your doctor if you're prone to infections, have cuts or sores have had hepatitis b have been treated for heart failure, or if, while on enbrel, you experience persistent fever, bruising, bleeding, or paleness. [ phil ] get back to the things that matter most. ask your rheumatologist if enbrel is right for you. [ doctor ] enbrel, the number one biologic medicine prescribed by rheumatologists. >> eliot: despite all
Nov 20, 2012 8:00pm PST
because that's our mission for health. >> eliot: rupert murdoch's right and left hands just got caught in the bribery cookie jar. his two closest nonfamily member aides were indicted today on bribery charges raising the inevitable question how could rupert murdoch not have known. prosecutors in britain today announced their plans to charge rebecca brooks and andy colson with conspiring to bribe public officials for information. brooks who had been chief executive of murdoch's news international was an extraordinarily close friend of prime minister david cameron. she's charged along with another journalist with paying $160,000 over seven years to a defense ministry official for information while colson who most recently served as cameron's director of communications after stepping down as editor of the now defunct news of the world tabloid conspired to pay officials for access to a royal phone directory known as the green book. this new round of charges for the two are in addition to charges they already face ass
Nov 20, 2012 10:00pm PST
about presidential politics, then you don't know me. >> tonight we have how rupert murdoch made governor christie eat those words. plus cenk may be on vacation, but he's always working and he has a piece on money and politics. >> if we don't fundamentally change the way these elections are financed, you're going to keep getting candidates who are in favor of their funders, of course! >> that and an awesome elbow of the day. today is the birth of joseph r. biden. ladies and gentlemen, it's showtime. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> well, the calm in the middle east is non-existent. as a matter of fact, today was supposed to be a day of trying to work things out. hillary clinton, secretary of state, broke off her trip to asia, went to israel today. the bombing as we just learned from cnn, it's continuing. >> just moments ago we're on the scenes. we'll watch this videotape as we watch what is unfolding. watch this. >> the day began as a day of diplomatcy. hillary clinton went to israel, and this is what they were trying to work out all day. [ explosion ] >> another day of violence in gaza. israeli airs
Nov 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
customizable 2013 smart. >>> you can now add rupert murdoch to the list of conservatives who are preparing to blame the governor of new jersey if the president wins re-election. he tweets, somewhat ho rer tently, thanks, bloomberg, right decision. now christie, while theying o, must redeclare for romney or take blame for next four dire years. in case you can't remember this insomnia that chris christie spoke that so disgusted conservatives, here's a reminder. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for our state and for the people of our state. >> i just want to thank him for his extraordinary leadership and partnership. >> joining me to discuss that disgusting press conference is dr. james peterson, ari melber. dr. peterson, can you explain to me the problem here. if it was a republican president and democratic governor, they presumably would have acted in exactly the same way in the face of a storm. what's the problem? >> i don't know. i mean, should we pat them on the back for doing their jobs? i mean, that's essentially what the governor and the p
Nov 20, 2012 4:00pm PST
2nd, rupert murdoch tweeted this about chris christie. he said thanks, bloomberg. right decision. now chris christie must redeclare for romney or take blame for next four dire years. so, of course, what does he do? chris christie reads the tweet and calls rupert murdoch. he sucks up to rupert murdoch. he said listen, you've gotta say something good about mitt romney, about our candidate otherwise you could blow this whole thing. the very next day november 4th, i think it was november 3rd, yes, november 4th this is the governor the next day. chris christie. >> i endorsed mitt romney 13 months ago because i thought he was the best guy for the job. on tuesday i'm voting for mitt romney. it doesn't mean i can't turn to the president of the united states of america and say thank you, sir for providing good leadership in this crisis and for helping the people of new jersey and to extend my hand of friendship to him. >> we're back now with everybody. jr. jackson anastacia tricia. what really troubled me about t
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
to stay on top of it and he right now is not staying on top of this recovery. >> rupert murdoch has tweeted tonight that he thinks that governor christie should now publicly declare very loudly and clearly, redeclare his support for mitt romney given all the praise he's lavished on the president and if he doesn't, then he would bear the blame, according to mr. murdoch, for the next four years in barack obama gets in. what do you make of that? >> oh, i don't go that far at all. i think at the point at which chris christie was saying that it was all quite legitimate. i think president obama at the beginning of this did keep his concentration on this and i think he was entitled to what chris christie said about him. what i'm saying is in the last couple of days, he has been 100% devoted to running for office. he has taken his eye off the ball and in some parts of new york, some parts of new jersey, things are getting worse. they're not getting better. the president's got to keep part of his concentration on this. and he hasn't been doing that. there is no substitute for the president n
Nov 20, 2012 3:00pm PST
. he dared to be bipartisan with president obama. so, he wound up on the phone with rupert murdoch? that amazing story is coming up. >>> and why is president obama tweeting this picture today? you're watching "politicsnation" on msnbc. >> let's take a look at some things that have gone out of business. we mentioned, of course, host s hostess. say good-bye to hostess. borders is going out of business. yeah. what about these guys? they're also out of business. a lot of people -- ush we have big dreams. one is for a clean, domestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. i have a cold... i took dayquil, but i still have a runny nose. [ male announcer ] truth is, dayquil doesn't work on runny noses. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn'
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
that amount of time. >>> -- rupert murdoch sparks controversy on twitter. >>> it may not be the end of twinkies, ding-dongs your -- and your favorite treats. >>> trading gets underway this morning. right now the dow is up 133 points. processing word of intel's ceo stepping down, breaking news this morning. ment [ inaudible ] >>> welcome back. if you are traveling around state the farther south the more sunshine and warm, farther north you are going to run into high elevation snow north of chico, reading, mostly cloudy tahoe, dry 47, 57 yosemite upper 60s central valley. a lot of afternoon sunshine, san diego and l.a., near 80 in palm springs. >>> rupert murdoch apologizing after controversy with a tweet about the ongoing violence with israel and gaza. following the tweet murdoch received a for aren't of criticism from other twitter icers with some accusing him of being anti-semitic. he issued apology. >>> gas -- >> gas rationing will continue in new york city.]xá+ the odd/even system was put in blase last month. mayor bloomberg imposed the system due to long lines. he says he doesn
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Nov 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
) but that was rupert murdoch's doing who is, as the brits would say, an as (bleep). (laughter) oh, they're -- oh, there's a -- (applause). their word for that is the same as ours. (laughter) but that's not really about the british media. that's just murdoch stuff. the british media remained untarnished by that type of tawdry phone hacking unpleasantness. >> the bbc in crisis. >> it started with jimmy savile. >> he was like the british version of our dick clark. >> the wild eyed, wild hair bud much beloved bbc star now deceased who police believe may be one of britain's worst predatory sex offenders ever with possibly hundreds of victims over four decades. they say some abuse may have happened on bbc property. >> jon: wait! that guy? (laughter) that creepy looking dude was britain's dick clark? let me tell you something! first of all, dick clark didn't look like route tkpwer hauer playing one of the child catchers from "chitty chitty bang bang." (laughter) i don't want to judge a book by its cover but if this fellow was a book i'm pretty sure the cover would be "don't leave me alone with your kids: the
Nov 29, 2012 2:30pm PST
were arrested at rupert murdoch's "news of the world" newspaper. among the charges, bribing the police. the inquiry has found the violations span decades. >> as the inquiry findings were read, activists gathered to protest what they termed robert murdoch's media mafia. the report found that reporters had routinely -- routinely packed into phones of celebrities. it has led to scores of arrests and some criminal charges. as a result, he said -- than of the press needs to establish a new regulatory body which is truly independent of industry leaders and of government and of politicians. >> but many, including media and members of david cameron's conservative party, feel such legislation would interfere with freedom of the press. in an address to the house of commons, cameron said he opposed such a lot as well. >> we should, i believe, be wary of any legislation that has the intention to in french free speech and a free press. >> he insists the regulations do not amount to statutory regulation of the press, but the debate over his findings is clearly only just beginning. >> german politica
Nov 18, 2012 8:00am PST
their religion trumps their commitment to journalism. that's atrocious and beneath rupert murdoch. >>> it is now clear luke russert has some of his brass. when nancy pelosi said she was staying on as minority leader, he asked a question related to her age and she didn't like it one bit. >> some of your colleagues privately say your decision to stay on prohibits the party from having a younger leadership and will be hurt the party long term. what's your response. >> you always ask that question, except to mitch mcconnell. i think what you will see, and let's for a moment honor it as a legitimate question, although it's quite offensive. >> i'm sorry, congresswoman, it was a legitimate question and russert asked it respectfully. >>> speaking of questions, president obama was wrapping up his white house news conference when bloomberg tried to send it into overtime. >> thank you very much. >> most of the conversations -- >> that was a great question, but it would be a horrible precedent for me to answer your question just because you yelled it out. so thank you very much, guys. >> nice try, but obama
Nov 4, 2012 1:00pm PST
, he's a republican. then you have rupert murdoch trashing the governor of new jersey for the same thing, working with the other side. the times of london endorsed obama, so what's going on with rupert murdoch in this thing? >> i've been shocked how much the christie -- the photos of christie and obama has shaken the republican party. he says look, i think you should be able to compliment the president of the united states when he does a good job. are you surprised that the republicans have been so transparent how shaken they've been by chris christie? >> somebody in the romney camp is so angry at governor christie that they're leaking out the word that the reason he worked on hurricane relief with the president, as if he needed some other motive, is because he was jilted in a marital sense from the vice presidency he had almost been promised and he was left at the altar and they went with ryan. so they're trying to trash his motives here. somebody in the romney camp must have the okay to do that, which means they're looking for a scapegoat if they lose. or they say they can take s
Nov 21, 2012 4:00am PST
. >> and molasses. >> whoa. >> how many calories it will hold. >> still ahead on "starting point," rupert murdoch is trying to take back apologize for kind of sort of controversial tweet about jews in the media. you know what? stop tweeting about jews in the media. was the apology really an apology? no it was a nonapology apology. straight ahead. i love 'em even me. i earn 1% cash back everywhere, every tim 2% on groceries. 3% on gas. automatica hoops to jump hrough. that's 1% back o.. [ toy robot sounds ] 2% on pumpkin pie. and apple. 3% ba on 4 trips to e airport. it's as easy ... [ woman ] 3. male annocer ] the bankamericard cash rewardca. apply online or at a bank america nr you. >> hi. >> you know, i can save you 15% today if you open up a charge card account with us. >> announcer: we all love a good deal during the holidays, especially identity thieves. they can open an account in your name and go on a serious spending spree. >> do you have cufflinks? >> mm-hmm. >> gold ones? >> announcer: not on our watch. we're lifelock, with the most comprehensive identity theft protection you can buy.
Nov 29, 2012 8:00pm PST
or the benghazi kerfuffle let's talk british press scandals or the scope of rupert murdoch's media empire's breach of trust integrity and the law. today, lord justice levinson released his report detailing the scope of what he discovered in the british media especially focused, of course, on the enterprises owned by rupert murdoch that have been implicated in the scandals that have erupted over the past several years. to say it is not a pretty picture is to state the obvious. here are some of the figures detailed. 17 arrests have been made. with respect to payment of public officials 52 arrests have been made including 27 journalists. with respect to data hacking and improper access to personal computer records 17 arrests have been made. there were over 800 known victims of phone hacking by british media interests and until recently, none of this has been discovered by the sham, internal investigations conducted by officers of murdoch's own companies nor those investigations conducted by british law enforcement. based on t
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
scandal. >> that's right. reporters for rupert murdoch's chain of newspapers that hacked into voice mails of hollywood stars and sadly victims of extremely violent crimes. scott, a sad story here. >> it is. the whole thing just enraged great britain. the worst violation was when reporters from "news of the world" accessed the voice mail of a little girl who had been abducted, she was feared dead. when the voice mail was accessed, it led the parents to believe she was arrilive and sh was not. this morning a report by the british commission calls for a government regulator for the news there. the report gives details about news corp's behavior as well. for instance, charlotte church was told if she would sing at rupert murdoch's wedding, the newspapers he owned would stop mistreating her. >>> groupon's board will meet today in chicago. according to several reports, the top of the agenda will be deciding whether to fire the guy who founded the company. andrew mason seen just a year ago at the top of his game at this time last november. this was the biggest tech ipo since google but the stock
Nov 30, 2012 2:30am PST
rupert murdoch's now-defunct tabloid, news of the world." they say it goes too far and could infringe on free speech and freedom of the press. parliament will have to approve the recommendations for there to be any legal changes. >>> the company hostess may be shutting down, but you know what? just in time for christmas, the executives are all in line for as much as $1.75 million in bonuses. >> oh. >> isn't that nice? it's important at christmastime that high-level executives get paid off for driving a company into the ground. it's very helpful. >> even if the workers are actually -- >> and their workers are out of jobs. >> in the unemployment line. ho ho ho. >> a company that does not transform itself into awe future and looks for more healthy options, so they're going out of business. >> it's just not working well. >> federal bankruptcy judge says the money was meant to keep top hfl lev top-level managers on board. nearly 18,000 people are losing their jobs. for more on this, cnbc's steve sedgwick in london. what am i missing? >> how can he report on the story? he's never even eaten
Nov 29, 2012 6:00pm PST
? >> rupert murdoch in new york today, the judge also said there was no evidence to support allegations that there was a grand bargain between the tory leadership and the murdochs, exchanging newspaper support for policies ahead of the last election. lord justice leveson said he was now passing the ball on to the politicians. they are far from agreed what they want to do with it. >> sreenivasan: nasa had a major announcement of its own today. the planet closest to the sun mercury has ice at its poles. the findings came from "messenger"-- the first spacecraft to orbit mercury. the ice was found in the permanently shadowed region of the north pole. scientists said they believe there's ice at the planet's south pole as well. and in washington, one of those scientists, david lawrence, said it's no small amount. >> if you add it all up you have 100 billion to one trillion metric tons of ice. now of course, those numbers are big it's hard to know what to do with them. so we can bring it down to earth, in fact here in this town, if you take the amount of ice we consider to be at mercury right
Nov 29, 2012 4:00am EST
phone hacking at some of rupert murdoch news corp's newspapers. and let's not forget that saga is also continuing, we've seen rebekah brooks, and another former murdoch executive, in court related to the allegations. now, the levinson inquiry has taken in a huge range of people from all walks of life in the course of the inquiry. we've seen actors like hugh grant and sienna miller, rupert murdoch himself appear and uk prime minister david cameron to talk about just how close the links were between the media, between the press, between the politicians and between the police officers. for example in the uk. what we'll looking to hear from lord levinson is just how far he'll go in terms of whether there should be statutory regulation of the press in the uk, something which hasn't existed for four centuries here. and in recent weeks, a lot of the key members of the press in the uk here have started almost to panic slightly to come up against any kind of statutory regulations, urge that there should be an independent body to govern them. but that's the key thing we'll look thinking for toda
Nov 3, 2012 3:00am PDT
and our growth is at 1.2%. he should resign! >> the founder and ceo of news corp rupert murdoch is also sounding off on the election via twitter. he blasted chris christie for praising president obama as the two leaders towards the storm damaged state this week. christie, while thanking obama must redeclare for romney or take blame for the next four dire years. anderson cooper looking where they focus their attention or whether the battleground state hold any surprises. countdown to election day, that airs tomorrow night at 8:00 eastern. >>> and now to the latest on superstorm sandy. after much criticism, new york mayor michael bloomberg canceled the new york city marathon for the first time in its 42-year history. it was set to take place, as you know, tomorrow. bloomberg insisted the race would not have required dive diverting resources from the recovery effort, but it was clear that the marathon was controversial and divisive. >> the race typically attracts 47,000 runners from all over the world and 12,000 volunteers and more than 2 million spectators. critics say it just wasn't righ
Nov 11, 2012 8:00am PST
for british journalism going back to the rupert murdoch "news of the world" scandal. >> in all aspects there's just a lot of work to do to rebuild public trust. >> yeah. it's not just the public trust in britain but it's the public trust here too. it's a connected world. that bbc story was on every internet page. >> every time a news organization does something dumb, covers up, isn't straight with readers and viewers, it hurts the reputation of all journalists. fred francis, jackie kucinich, thanks for coming by this morning. that is it for this edition of "reliable sources." i'm howard kurtz. glad you could join our abbreviated program this
Nov 6, 2012 4:00pm PST
hating him by the time of fiscal cliff recessions are over and watching rupert murdoch defending him for the next four years. >> stephanie: they've been all over that. there is the same footage of one guy. >> and he's 75 with arthritis. >> what kucinich was saying is smart to say. if you're in line, you're allowed to vote. it's not like anything elsewhere if you're in line, they close the doctor. >> stephanie: don't you hate that. >> but in virginia too they're saying lines are very long right now. this is the optimistic michael speaking but those are places that are democratic strongholds in virginia. if i were in virginia i would be saying the romney machine is really strong here. stay in line. >> stephanie: bill clinton says when people vote, democrats tend to win. does the turnout give you as much hope? >> sure, and it depends on state by state. not only where the parties are stronger but where their grassroots and ground game is stronger as well. over all that's why the republicans have been trying to limit the vote, whether it's the photo i.d. laws or, etc. because they want le
Nov 4, 2012 3:00pm PST
tells politico, quote, if romney wins it won't be forgotten. and rupert murdoch twiets that christie must redeclare for romney or take the blame for the next four dire years. that's rough. but then, there's down right mean. politico reports that romney's insiders are putting out the word that christie was actually romney's first choice to be his running mate. politico says, quote, romney was so close to picking christie that some top advisers at the campaign's boston headquarters believe believed the governor had been offered the job. oh, i get it, so the reason chris christie was so friendly to the president last week was sour grapes? even by the standards of the romney campaign, that's low. joining me now is national political reporter for the washington post and jonathan cape hart, msnbc contributor. thanks to both of you pour being here tonight. >> good to be here. >> why are republicanes so upset over chris christie's praise for the president sp. >> chris christie was romney's number one attack dog. number one surrogate going around attacking the president in harsh terms. three,
Nov 4, 2012 7:00pm PST
on chris christie's photo-ops. what do you make of that statement? >> well, it's interesting bus rupert murdoch said something, like they needed to renew their vows, chris christie and mitt romney. >> right. >> and i think as swing state voters we're watching chris christie's praise of the president, they probably were feeling like he was sort of backing the president. so i understand why he felt pressure to come out. he also has to worry about his own future electoral pros sects. republicans are kind of angling to blame sandy and chris christie for mitt romney's loss. he has to reaffirm the republican base that he's with them. >> ari, when you look at the president's approval numbers on the storm, i believe it's 67% of the public according to our nbc news numbers, 67% approve, 16% disapprove. 17% not sure. it's not something that the republicans want, certainly sandy has done a good job of not only making the case are for government but showing that the president is capable of working across the aisle? >> yeah. i don't think that people really in ohio, for example, are going to change
Nov 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
sandy relief effort. fox news chief rupert murdoch spoke to him before the election. he was blunt. "mr. christie looked like a spoiler." republicans who attended the annual meeting last week were mad at christie too. i will not apologize for doing my job, christie told one of them in a hotel hallway. and republican donors, you guessed it, also mad at christie. a top romney aid described him as furious. but chris christie knows exactly what he is doing. does the name george allen ring a bell? once upon a time and not all that long ago, he was going to be president. virginia's george allen. he was the son of a hall of fame nfl coach and after serving as class president at the university of virginia, allen served in the virginia house of delegates as a congressman, as a governor and as united states senator. in december of 2005 shs the senator prepared for his reelection race, the insiders poll asked 100 republican politicians and consultants, who had the best chance of winning the party's nomination in 2008? the insiders picked allen as number one. number one. at the time they said of th
Nov 6, 2012 4:00pm EST
. in in, rupert murdoch saw his number tumble, too, after god saying god intended pregnancies that result from rape. and 18 women, the most ever, are on the senate ballot. the former executive linda mcmahon has spent tens of millions of her own money to get the seat for republicans. and tammy baldwin could become the first openly gay senator. up against former governor tommy townsend. the most expensive senate race is in virginia at $82 million. two former governors, the democrat tim kaine pulling ahead of republican george allen. >> just two hours and counting until the first polls close. president obama and governor romney have crisscrossed the county for months. tonight, several states remain up in the air. there is so much anticipation for this year's election, people are waiting hours to cast their votes. >> almost two hours of standing out here. >> and the polls are pack in the battle ground state of virginia. voting on the president and the tight senate race between tim kaine and george allen. we've got live team coverage from the commonwealth, maryland and the district. >>> electi
Nov 5, 2012 6:00am PST
decided it is an outrage. >> did you see the rupert murdoch's "new york post" yesterday? the editorial saying to chris christie you better -- you have to politicize hurricane sandy or else. republican party will never forgive you. if you don't start talking it up -- mitt romney in terms of the context of the storm. just amazing. >> stephanie: sarah palin on hannity. >> quite a shame that you know, obama got what he wanted out of that and that was the photo op with republican governor so that he and the mainstream media could kind of fake that bipartisanship that in no way shape or form does president obama represent. >> stephanie: wow. >> unfortunate they work together to help solve the problem. >> it goes back to this "new york post" editorial. chris christie has to understand there is a blind loyalty there to the republican party. and there must be a blind hatred for president obama. if you -- if you break either one of those rules you know, sarah palin and rupert murdoch are going to take you to task.
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